The Hanover Arts and Science Festival featured performances by all county bands, orchestras, and chorus. Select art and science exhibits were on display from every school in the district. Hanover County 4-H and The Georgetown School once again hosted the makerspace, where kids and families could gets hands-on with activities. An additional exhibit featured robotics and animatronics. Students from host Atlee High School qualified for the national robotics competition.
Around 400 youth and their families took part in the Gandy Science Fair. The Robot Petting Zoo made an appearance to entertain the children with dozens of animatronic and robotic pets to interact with.
Ozobots, 3-D printers, 3Doodler pens, Dash and Dot robots, Puzzlets, Cubelets, Bee Bots, Code-a-Pillar and Makey Makey, these are some of the high-tech, age-appropriate gizmos kids at Kelley, Lincoln and Perkins schools can now use to create and/or solve problems in new MakerSpaces, all while working independently.Read more at wanyepost.com: Newark CSD establishes MakerSpaces at elementary schools
Maker Maven: Unbox & Start Making philosophy specializes in educational makerspace kits, custom curation, consulting, and PD.Source: Philosophy Behind Making | Maker Maven | STEM | Makerspace Resources
A new study found that young students who participated in an after-school math program significantly reduced their math anxiety.Source: New Study Provides Possible Solution to Reducing Math Anxiety – Early Years – Education Week
A new study found that young students who participated in an after-school math program significantly reduced their math anxiety. This parallels the outcomes we have seen overlapping math onto gym and afterschool activities.Source: New Study Provides Possible Solution to Reducing Math Anxiety
Virginia is the first state in the country mandating computer science education for all students. @codeVirginia trains teachers to teach computer science in public schools & provides student programs. Chris Dovi works with legislators to promote #CSed in-school, and shares with Boomer Magazine how CodeVa got started and how it works with teachers in schools. Source: Coding in the Virginia Classroom with CodeVA | BoomerMagazine.com
Young inventors, engineers, scientists and artists are learning more about how to turn good ideas into reality, and they’re only in the fifth grade.They’re getting hands-on experience at Montana’s only FabLab at University of Montana’s Bitterroot College.Source: Fifth graders shape ideas at Bitterroot College FabLab | KECI
NJ Makers Day is designed to be a statewide event that celebrates, promotes, and in many cases may introduce maker culture, as well as the values associated with making, tinkering and STEM-based learning. Source: Hilltop hosts NJ Makers Day | Sparta NJ | Local News